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Efes – Virtus 64-67: Bologna “the Seven-Hearted”, Lundberg “the Cold-Blooded” (Video)

Efes – Virtus 64-67: Bologna “the Seven-Hearted”, Lundberg “the Cold-Blooded” (Video)

Virtus Polonia in Türkiye won 67-64 over Anadolu Efes and travels to Baskonia to finish eighth in the Euroleague playoffs.

the Virtus Bologna Turns out he's… with seven lives in Constantinople. Sinan Erdem had his hands full in another do-or-die match for the two-time European champion.

But his team Luca Banki It does not deal with seats and fans. Except for basketball. They qualified and secured another final, this time on home soil Baskoniawhich had been badly defeated before Maccabi Tel Aviv.

And the winner of the pair Baskonia – VirtusTo get No. 8 in the final rankings and the right to play against him real madrid.

AFS – Virtus: The Match

the Will Claiborne He decided to lead Efes safely to the next match. He scored his team's first 17 points, then Osmani took over with 6 straight points and Virtus looked… lost on the floor.

The first 21-12 became 23-21, with Singelia and Lundberg To give dozens. The derby continued in the fourth period. And let Clyburn stop scoring easily. He was replaced by Shane Larkin.

From 55-50, Virtus went on a 2-14 run to take a 7-point lead (64-57) with 3:30 remaining.

Until the end of the match, Virtus made a lot of childish fouls, the referees booed Efes, and as a result… the score was 61-64.

This is where the Lundberg factor comes into play. With a difference of three points from the lead with 11 seconds left in the match, Virtus took the lead (67-61).

Bryant's improbable 3-pointer kept Ephesus alive, but in the final defense they were woefully late in fouling, running out the clock with just 1.2 seconds left.

Where the match was referenced: Virtus singled 14-2 that brought it to +7 with 3:30 remaining.

The best ever: the Evie Lundberg He scored 12 points, 7 rebounds, and 7 assists.

They expected more: the Darius Thompson He played for 12 minutes and got zero points.

His performance went: the Will Claiborne With 22 points, including 20 in the first half.

Victory partner: the Tournik Singelia He scored 13 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists, and Abudu Abbas added 12 points and 3 rebounds.

Match statistics: Virtus 43 rebounds, 14 attacks.

Contracts: 23-21, 36-35, 50-48, 64-67.